Arcadian Floral Emblem
Major Mountain
In the studio I construct fantastical images that reveal the possibilities of imagined, manufactured and constructed environments. This is not new and the history of photography is filled with fantasists and illusionists.

The objects, spaces and places I photograph are the product of an experimental practice that explores the aesthetic potential of everyday materials. Thus far this has included photographing through water, casting gelatine and growing crystals. I like to interfere with photography’s perceived objectivity and the subjects in my photographs hint at being something they are clearly not. What is intriguing about these images is that they occupy two spaces simultaneously — they are real and yet they are fakes.

Although I use a digital workflow, my images are not post-manipulated to create their unique aesthetic. What I see through the viewfinder is what ends up in my final exposure.